British Airways B772 near Munich on Apr 12th 2018, engine trouble, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: April 12, 2018 / 21:30:09 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-118

Aircraft Registration
G-YMMA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

A British Airways Boeing 777-200, registration G-YMMA performing flight BA-118 from Bangalore (India) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was enroute at FL360 about 50nm east of Budapest (Hungary) when the crew descended the aircraft to FL240 due to a problem with the right hand engine (Trent 895). The aircraft continued through Slovakia into Czechia, when the crew needed to shut the engine down due to the loss of engine oil pressure south of Prague (Czech Republic). The crew requested emergency services on stand by for the arrival and decided to divert to Munich (Germany), where the aircraft landed safely on runway 08R about 75 minutes after leaving FL360.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration G-BNWZ positioned to Munich and reached London with a delay of about 9 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-118

Aircraft Registration
G-YMMA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 4 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber?
Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 4844 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

Train yourself online in VR with the special course for aviation: "Crisis Communications: Airlines". Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 4844 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways